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[texts]Tis Pity She's a Whore and The Broken Heart - John Ford
Keywords: Jacobean; Drama
Downloads: 53
[texts]Women Beware Women - Thomas Middleton
Women Beware Women is a Jacobean tragedy written by Thomas Middleton, and first published in 1657. For modern critics, Women Beware Women has regularly been paired with The Changeling as constituting Middleton's two noteworthy late achievements in the genre of tragedy - though Women Beware has usually been judged the lesser of the two works. The bloody masque that concludes the play has been called by Dorothy M...
Keywords: Jacobean; drama; Middleton; revenge; women
Downloads: 3,319
[audio]Revenger's Tragedy - Thomas Middleton
LibriVox recording of The Revenger's Tragedy by Thomas Middleton. Read in English by a full cast "When the bad bleeds, then is the tragedy good." The Revenger's Tragedy is a bloody Jacobean drama centering on Vindici, whose beloved has been murdered by the Duke. Aided by his brother Hippolito, Vindici plans to take revenge not only on the Duke, but on his lecherous Duchess (who is having an affair with her stepson, Spurio) and his sons Lussurioso (Lust), Ambitioso (Ambition), and Supervacuo (Ex...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; tragedy; jacobean; revenge
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[audio]Women Beware Women - Thomas Middleton
LibriVox recording of Women Beware Women by Thomas Middleton. Thomas Middleton's masterful 17th century tragedy is packed with adultery, incest, intrigue, revenge, and inventive methods for murder. Leantio elopes with Bianca against her family's wishes and tries to hide her in the house he shares with his widowed mother. Yet the Duke sees Bianca at the window and is powerfully attracted to her, threatening Leantio's security...
Keywords: librivox; audio; middleton; tragedy; women; jacobean; drama
Downloads: 3,187
[audio]The Changeling - Thomas Middleton and William Rowley
LibriVox recording of The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley. The Changeling is a sensational 1622 tragicomedy by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley that comprises two intertwining plots. The first involves Beatrice-Joanna, daughter of the governor of Alicante, and her unruly passion for Alsemero, despite the fact that she is engaged to Alonzo de Piracquo. She enlists the aid of her father's servant De Flores to kill Alonzo so that she can marry Alsemero...
Keywords: librivox; audio; drama; play; tragedy; jacobean; middleton; rowley
Downloads: 2,093
[audio]The Two Noble Kinsmen - William Shakespeare and John Fletcher
LibriVox recording of The Two Noble Kinsmen by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher. The Two Noble Kinsmen is a Jacobean tragicomedy co-written by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, first published in 1634. Set in ancient Greece during a war between Athens and Thebes, the narrative follows the title characters, Palamon and Arcite, noble youths whose friendship is destroyed by their mutual love for the beautiful Emilia...
Keywords: librivox; audio; play; drama; tragicomedy; shakespeare; fletcher; jacobean
Downloads: 1,205
[texts]Shakespeare's Education - Lochithea
In the Elizabethan era, for a child to attend grammar school, certain preliminary qualifications had to be abided by and they were: (1) the child needed to be a residence of the town where the school was; (2) the child had to be the age of seven and (3) the child had to be able to read and write in English and in Latin.
Keywords: Shakespeare; Shakespere; William; Collier; Hamilton; Ireland; Halliwell-Phillipps; Forgery; forgered manuscripts; Elizabethan; Jacobean; Medievil; Tacitus Annals; Chatterton; Malone; Sir Sidney Lee school education Elizabethan Jacobean
Downloads: 91
[texts]A Great Reckoning in a Little Room (1593) Part One: The Assassins - Lochithea
Dr. Grosart had stated that with one possessed of so strenuous a nostril for scenting out such carrion gossip as Gabriel Harvey, ignorant of that tragic end, one may well question if ever it were true. Was Marlowe's death contributed to a fatal brawl at the Deptford tavern, or a government assassination?
Keywords: Christopher Marlowe; assassination; secret agents; plots; plotters; Elizabethan; Jacobean; Robert Cecil; William Burghley; Burleigh
Downloads: 440
[texts]Francis Bacon: A Strong Motive for his Charge of Bribery - Lochithea
Two strong motives researched that offer logical reason to Sir Francis Bacon's charges of bribery in 1620.
Keywords: sir francis bacon; bacon; baconian; jacobean; king james; buckingham; villiers; bribery; theofilus fields; james I
Downloads: 213
[texts]Peddling Power: Elizabethan & Jacobean Plots - Lochithea
The greatest historical heresy that a writer can commit in the eyes of many English readers is to tell them the truth, -- Frazer Tytler (Historian)
Keywords: plots; plotters; elizabethan; jacobean; torture; machinations; queen elizabeth I; king james I; cecil; burghley; walsingham; marlowe; shakespeare; literature; history; plans
Downloads: 338
[texts]The Forgers - Lochithea
Forgeries from the Medievil era down to the Shakespearean era.
Keywords: Shakespeare; Shakespere; William; Collier; Hamilton; Ireland; Halliwell-Phillipps; Forgery; forgered manuscripts; Elizabethan; Jacobean; Medievil; Tacitus Annals; Chatterton; Malone; Sir Sidney Lee
Downloads: 77
[texts]Baconian Reference Book - Lochithea
One main object of this volume is to set forth the power, beauty, wealth, and wit of language that Francis Bacon possessed, ever since Dr. Samuel Johnson refreshed the English language with sparkling drops of the future when he said: âA Dictionary of the English language might be compiled from Baconâs works alone.â
Keywords: bacon; sir francis bacon; english literature; english history; elizabethan; jacobean; authorship controversy; francis; sir; nicholas bacon; anne bacon; anthony bacon; lochithea; baconian reference book; francis baon journals
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[texts]The Death of Prince Henry (1612) : Fact, Irregularities, Conclusion - Lochithea
âGod knows what became of that sweet babe, Prince Henry, but I know somewhat.â âSir Edward Coke
Keywords: Sir Théodore Turquet de Mayerne (1573–1655); Sir Francis Bacon; Jacobean; King James; Somerset; Carr; James I; Prince Henry of Wales (1594-1612); Queen Anne of Denmark; Scotland; Trials; Poison; Overbury; Sir Thomas Overbury
Downloads: 288
[texts]Powder Poison: Royal Plot
“It has been written to prove that the real procurer of the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury was King James himself; that the instrument he employed for the purpose was Théodore Mayerne (Court physician); that the Countess of Somerset was also engaged at the same time in an ineffectualattempt to poison Overbury; that the King, hearing of this some two years after, determined to make her and her agents his own scapegoats; that accordingly he employed Coke and Bacon to get up a case against them, ...
Keywords: Michael Maier; Mayerne; Sir Thomas Overbury; Robert Carr; Somerset; Howard; King James; Bacon; Coke; poison; plot; murder; high treason; Jacobean; Killigrew; Monson; Sir Robert Cecil; Pendle witch trials; Simon Forman; Prince Henry; The Overbury Letters
Downloads: 43
[texts]Gunpowder Plot: Fact or Royal Plot? (1605) - Lochithea
A strange letter, from a strange hand, by a strange messenger; without date to it, name at it, and (I had almost said) sense in it. A letter which, even when it was opened, was still sealed such the affected obscurity therein. --Thomas Fuller
Keywords: Gunpowder; Catesby; Wright; Winter; Bates; Elizabethan; Jacobean; History; Lochithea; Queen Elizabeth I; King James I; Plot; plotters; Cecil; Burghley; The Cecils; Sir Robert Cecil; Guy Fawkes; John Johnson; Percy
Downloads: 303
[texts]King of Scoundrels - Lochithea
The entire account of the life and times of King James as written by Sir Anthony Welldon in 1650.
Keywords: James VI of Scotland and I of England; King James; Queen Elizabeth I; Sir Robert Cecil; Elizabethan; Jacobean; Historical; Sir Anthony Welldon; Godfrey Goodman; Sir Robert Carew; Sir Thomas Overbury; Countess of Essex; Queen Anne of Denmark; Gowrie Plot; Earl of Arundel; Sir Francis Bacon; Queen of Scots; Sir Walter Raleigh; Libel; George Villiers First Duke of Buckingham; George Villiers; Prince Henry; Sir Théodore Turquet de Mayerne; Carr; Somerset
Downloads: 213
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